Wednesday, April 30, 2014

In the News:

News Releases:

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Picnic for Graduating Students; 5-7p.m.

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

In the News:

  • Youth soccer tournament set for PPL Park – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/29 – Mention of an upcoming Soccer for Success Event, which is operated by Widener University
  • The evening news on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 4/28 featured Ducis Rodgers, sports director for ABC, who spoke to the Communication Studies department in Freedom Hall during an event held by the Widener Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.
  • Widener University To Build New Residence Hall – Student Housing Business.com (4/28) 
  • Philly sting case clouds state Attorney General Kane’s political potential – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)  

Athletic Update:

 

Monday, April 28, 2014

In the News:

  • Hundreds in Delaware drug cases could walk – The News Journal (4/26 – Law Professor Emeritus Thomas Reed was quoted*) 
  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (4/23 – Ameer Sorrell, a sophomore criminal justice major, attended the 2014 Student Lobby Day)

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus:

  • President’s Lecture: “Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program” by Dr. Shirlee Drayton-Brooks, professor of nursing; 12–1 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Baseball vs. Susquehanna University; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Stargazing; 8:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Widener Magazine Blog:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

 

Friday, April 25, 2014

In the News:

Events on the Main Campus: Student Project Day 

  • Baseball vs. Messiah College; 3:30 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus SaturdayWidener Day

  • Softball vs. Messiah College; 1 & 2:45 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Elizabethtown College; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Spring Concert; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

Athletic Update:

Thursday, April 24, 2014

In the News:

  • Philly’s coolest charter school is high-tech heaven – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/23 – Widener University’s engineering program was mentioned) 
  • Associate Professor of Law Michael R. Dimino, Sr. was interviewed on WDEL-AM during the afternoon broadcast on 4/23 about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding Michigan’s affirmative-action ban.
  • Pennsylvania Official: Don’t Limit Cities’ Act 47 Stays – The Bond Buyer (4/23 – Story on the Bankruptcy and Beyond Symposium recently held on the Harrisburg Campus*) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Graduate Student Research Symposium; 3–7 p.m.; Founders Hall Room 109
  • Cadet Awards Ceremony; 6 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Crime Film Series: Girlhood; 6:30 p.m.; Old Main Annex 201

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Annual Student Awards Ceremony; 4 p.m.; Administration Building, A180
  • Picnic for Graduating Students; 5:30 p.m.; campus lawn outside the bookstore

Athletic Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

In the News:

  • New Study: Teen Girls Report Sexual Violence as Normal – Shape magazine (4/22 – Dr. Betsy Crane, professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary. This story also appeared on BeforeIt’sNews.com
  • Sexuality Matters: The masculine man – is he more than just a sexual beast? – News of Delaware County (4/22 – Monthly column by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column was written by Lauren Wesley)
  • Sex Ed in Small Doses – Psychology Today (4/19 – Column on self confidence and self-esteem by Dr. Melanie Davis, co-president of the Sexuality & Aging Consortium at Widener University) 
  • 2014 APICS Student Scholarship Awarded to Widener University Student – APICS.org (Justin Kohli, ’15, was recognized as an outstanding Operations Management student in the School of Business Administration

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception: An opportunity to thank those who gave to Widener this year; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall
  • Hospitality Dinner Series: Florida Restaurants (SOLD OUT); 5:30 – 7 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lebanon Valley College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

In the News:

  • As Delaware riverkeeper, van Rossum uses the law – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/22 – James May, professor of law, and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at the School of Law, was quoted)
  • The Philadelphia Speaker Series sponsored by Widener University was featured on the evening news broadcast on WPHL-TV. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter gave a proclamation and recognized President James T. Harris III for his support of the program.
  • Freedom-of-Speech on Public Issues at Stake – The Philadelphia Tribune (4/21 – Mention of the  School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic)
  • With Honors – Press of Atlantic City (4/21 – Mention of two students recognized during honors week) 
  • Incentives for Italian language students and a chance to get a free lesson June 1 – Delaware County News Network (4/19 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Pennsylvania sting scouted private liquor store sites – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/18 – Wes Leckone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • The Annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Child Development Center was featured during the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC).

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Softball vs. Alvernia University; 4 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.;  Home

Monday, April 21, 2014

In the News:

  • PowerPoint ‘murder’ slide’s legality argued – News Journal (4/21 – Law Professor Jules Epstein was quoted*) 
  • Truth police a dangerous direction – News Journal (4/20 – An op-ed written by Alan Garfield, distinguished professor of law*) 
  • Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack faces hefty tax bills – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/20 – Widener University’s Technology Park was mentioned) 
  • Running out of retirement money? What to do – MSN Money (4/18 –  Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning, was quoted in this story from U.S. News & World  Report)
  • Carlton student honored – Pine Journal (4/18 – Mention of Mary Halbur, a senior history major who attended the eastern regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honors Society)
  • 2014 State of Delaware County – Media Patch (4/17 – Mention of a seminar held at the Widener University Small Business Development Center)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus r near today:

  • Philadelphia Speakers Series; 8–9 p.m.; The Kimmel Center
  • Stargazing; 8:30–9:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Widener Magazine Blog:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Report: Hollywood film writers still white guy club – FOXNews.com (4/16 – Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, director of communication studies, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener Law prof John Culhane saw Northwestern NLRB ruling coming but sees a long road ahead – The Patriot-News (4/16 – Story featuring expert commentary from Law Professor John Culhane)
  • How to Fix Baseball’s Replay Mess – Slate (4/16 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Former Harrisburg receiver part of program on municipal financial distress – Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (4/16 – Story on the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus.  A similar story also appeared in The Patriot-News
  • Out & About: A Status Report On Civilization’s Most Challenging Ethical Problem: Climate Change – New York Press (4/15 – Mention of upcoming talk by Donald Brown, scholar in residence for sustainability ethics and law at Widener’s Environmental Law Center)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Child Development Center Easter Egg Hunt; 11 a.m.; Old Main Lawn
  • Baseball vs. Elizabethtown College; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Hood College; 4 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.; Home
  • Marking the Great War at Widener: Reading Group; 4–5 p.m.; Kapelski 139
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Stevenson University; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Friday: Spring Holiday 

  •  Widener Invitational for Track & Field; 2 p.m.

Events on Main Campus Saturday: 

  • Widener Invitational for Track & Field; 9 a.m.

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Unkovic: Bond System Unfair to Issuers – The Bond Buyer (4/15- Story on the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus.  A similar story was also posted on Roxbury News)
  • Media Fellowship House offers scholarship – Delaware County Daily Times (4/15 – Mention of the College Access Center at Widener University) 
  • 9 ways pre-retirees crash their retirement – MarketWatch, a Wall Street Journal blog (4/14 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning) 
  • Inside Democrats’ Plan to Oust Pennsylvania’s Governor – National Journal (4/14 – Story on the Democratic governor debate, which was held at the School of Law’s Harrisburg Campus)

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Delaware Supreme Court hears oral arguments; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.;  Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Events on Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: First Steps; 6–9 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Hospitality Dinner Series: French Kitchen (SOLD OUT): 5:30-7 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room